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Shorebased Yacht Engineer / Mechanic

  • Job Location

    Greece

  • Start date

    April onwards

  • Duration

    October/November

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary + Accommodation + Benefits




Description


How do you fancy a summer in the Greek sunshine looking after our yacht fleet? As a Shorebased Engineer/Mechanic you'll support the Neilson Flotilla Engineers and ensure the maintenance and upkeep of our yacht fleet.
Not only will you be able to diagnose and repair a variety of breakdowns, but also be interact well with guests, other team members and build rapport with ease. You'll need to be motivated by a challenge and ready deal with any problems, albeit at sea, back at base or in a beautiful remote location.
 
If you are an experienced flotilla engineer, great! If you have never worked on a yacht before? No problem! Over the years, some of our best Neilson yacht engineers have actually come from an agricultural & car mechanic background. 
 
As long as you are confident with diesel engines and 12-volt electrics along with the desire to explore and a passion for making people’s holidays that little bit better, then life as a Neilson Shorebased Engineer/Mechanic may just be for you!
 
You will be based in Greece where we have two sailing centres in Vounaki and Sivota. Both are equally stunning and both with a choice of yacht flotilla routes for all abilities and levels of experience.
 
We'll cover your accommodation, bills & food in the package and also provide exciting opportunities to work with us all year round! If this sounds good to you, then why not bring your mechanical knowledge and skills and apply to the Neilson yacht team?

Requirements

  • Engineering – mechanical, electrical or both
  • NVQ level 3 motor vehicle or equivalent
  • A valid First Aid certificate will be required for the duration of your contract
  • Educated to GCSE standard
  • Knowledge of 12V electric systems would be beneficial
  • VHF license would be beneficial
  • Experience of working as part of a small team
  • Previous customer service experience

We are always looking for friendly, energetic and approachable individuals to join our amazing team! People who can build rapport with ease and continue to give our guests confidence in the fact, that every element of their holiday is being delivered by people that care.
 
To join the Neilson Active Holidays team, you must be over the age of 18 and in order for us to acquire the necessary legal paperwork required to place you in an overseas position you must:
 
Hold a valid UK, EU, EEA or Swiss passport
Hold a UK National Insurance number
Currently be registered to a fixed address within England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

About us

Why work for us?

Neilson is dedicated to providing active holidays, in the winter with our ski & snowboard programme and in the summer with our land and water-based activities. From beginners to experts alike, we make active
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